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Root says the dressing room is a happy place again – and Stokes is the catalyst

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England can feed off the unrestrained glee and competitiveness of their buccaneering all-rounder Ben Stokes

Stokes produced one of the great all-round displays against New Zealand

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Andrew Strauss paid tribute to Bayliss’s expertise as a one-day coach

During his four year spell as coach, Bayliss led Sri Lanka to their highest Test ranking and went to the finals of both the World Cup and the World Twenty20

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Trevor Bayliss and Kumar Sangakkara in deep discussion during the coach’s time with Sri Lanka

With the Ashes series just round the corner, the first Aussie to coach England already has some experience in taking on and beating his homeland

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England can feed off the unrestrained glee and competitiveness of their buccaneering all-rounder Ben Stokes

His performance against New Zealand has shown that England have a cricketer who can connect with the masses

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Trevor Bayliss

Former Sri Lanka and current New South Wales coach named new coach by Andrew Strauss and the ECB

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James Hildreth needs only 85 runs to pass the 1,000 mark

His innings ended in frustration when, with a firm straight hit, he was caught by Adil Rashid in his follow-through for 82

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Was this the game when the public started to fall back in love with English cricket?

The fates aligned for England to produce a fittingly thrilling conclusion

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Trevor Bayliss

ANALYSIS: Forward-thinking coach has enviable record in all forms of modern game

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Trevor Bayliss

Replacement found for Peter Moores

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Ben Stokes celebrates with his team mates after bowling Brendon McCullum

Having set New Zealand a target of 345 to win on the final day, New Zealand were unable to protect all their wickets

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Ben Stokes

The batsman needed just 85 balls to reach his century

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Alastair Cook

Ian Bell  fell almost immediately on the fourth day of the Test - but England managed to turn things around

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Adam Lyth could only manage 12 runs during his second innings

None of Alastair Cook's prospective partners have received a fair run

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England captain Alastair Cook is once again fighting for his future

Cook will resume on Sunday morning on 32 not out and while you admire him for his resilience, you feared for what lay ahead

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Alastair Cook will resume at the crease on 32 on Sunday morning

Cook and Bell hold firm as two wickets fall cheaply after New Zealand build a three-figure first-innings lead

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Adam Lyth got out cheaply for the second time on his debut

England 389 all out & 74-2, New Zealand 523 all out

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Joe Root is not given enough time to build an innings when he comes in at number five

Williamson's introduction at number three gives him the opportunity to build an innings. Bringing Root in at five doesn't give him the same chance

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If you truly believe in a player’s batting, you don’t send him in at six

Ali has paid the price for two poor Tests in the West Indies despite starring last summer

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Stuart Broad was out for three in England's first innings in the first Test with New Zealand

Broad's latest failure at the crease brought just three runs and sees his stretch without a 50 reach 30 innings

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GolfMcIlroy 'feels refreshed' and 'very prepared' after rest
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CricketThere is the undoubted feeling that England have got their mojo back
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The Wales outside centre Jonathan Davies will miss the World Cup with knee trouble
rugby unionIt remains to be seen how England head coach, Stuart Lancaster, reacts to latest disciplinary setback
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Worcester full-back Chris Pennell claims his second and conclusive try
REPORT Worcester 30 Bristol 30 (Worcester win 59-58 on aggregate)
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AthleticsBritain’s top rower on summers in Tangiers, breaking fasts and the disappointment of London 2012
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Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni celebrates after seeing off world No 3 Simona Halep for the second time in a year
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Alberto Contador maintained his overall lead in the Giro on a day of penalties
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Arsenal vs Aston Villa: A pair of tickets were blasted into space this morning
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Arsenal vs Aston Villa: So did they pick Arsenal or Aston Villa to win on Saturday?
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A woman appears to snatch Jermaine Beckford's shirt away from an eight-year-old Preston fan
Club release an extended statement on their website relating to the bizarre Wembley incident
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Jonathan Davies, of Wales, scores his team’s second try as team-mate Rhys Webb celebrates
rugby unionJonathan Davies will miss the World Cup
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Andrew Strauss paid tribute to Bayliss’s expertise as a one-day coach
cricketThe Aussie led Sri Lanka to their highest Test ranking and went to the finals of both the World Cup and the World Twenty20
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Trevor Bayliss and Kumar Sangakkara in deep discussion during the coach’s time with Sri Lanka
With the Ashes series just round the corner, the first Aussie to coach England already has some experience in taking on and beating his homeland
Sport
England can feed off the unrestrained glee and competitiveness of their buccaneering all-rounder Ben Stokes
His performance against New Zealand has shown that England have a cricketer who can connect with the masses
Sport
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footballBut there's no record of a complaint from Preston fan Vickie Timbrell
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VIDEO Norwegian player left red faced after red card
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